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A murder is a murder, whatever the context

Ghatak, Maitreesh (2017) A murder is a murder, whatever the context. South Asia @ LSE (07 Jul 2017). Website.

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Abstract

The death of Junaid Khan at the hands of a mob sparked rallies, followed by widespread criticism of the protesters. Maitreesh Ghatak writes that the danger of dismissing reactions against mob violence is that it perpetuates the view that everything is partisan political fight and references to human rights are just ruses to gain an advantage. He argues that while it is useful o question and understand the context of any incident, we should separate that from the issue of justice and recognise that no violent act is justified.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2017 11:27
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 00:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84008

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